Blogs in November 2017

Animal hoarders share many common characteristics with hoarders of inanimate objects. In fact, 40% of object hoarders also hoard animals. What drives animal hoarding behavior, and how can you best recognize and respond to it for the safety of all involved?

Animal Hoarding...Read more

If you struggle with hoarding behavior, you could unintentionally be making your home a dangerous, unsanitary place to live. As if this wasn’t reason enough to get help, hoarding has another side effect you might not have considered: it could hinder your ability to qualify for or retain a...Read more

If you’re like me, furniture of substantial quality is not in the budget. Most of my furniture is from IKEA and was put together questionably… often with pieces left over after it was all said and done....Read more

Everyone deals with clutter from time to time. But for the 3-5% of Americans who are compulsive hoarders, it goes beyond the occasional mess, preventing hoarders and their families from leading safe, healthy lives. Are you living with a compulsive hoarder?

What Defines...Read more

If you are a landlord, property manager, or another housing professional, you may be concerned about the possibility of a hoarder renting your property. After all, not only does this behavior create fire safety issues, indoor air quality problems, and health concerns, it can also damage the...Read more